|Gregory D. Lee -- Family Security Matters sc
Cut off federal funds to 'sanctuary cities' like San Francisco
Just about the time you thought extreme liberals couldn't get any more screwy or out of touch with reality than they already are, along comes another example that tops the last one you heard. -- It turns out that up until last month, San Francisco's Juvenile Probation Department had been transporting illegal alien juvenile drug dealers to their home countries...
|WNEM-TV -- Saginaw, Michigan
12 illegals detained in traffic stop
Tuscola County, Mich. -- An officer from the Caro State Police post conducted a traffic stop early Wednesday morning on M-81 at Cedar Run Road in Elmwood Township. -- An officer pulled over a full size older model Dodge van for improper lane use around 6 a.m. After talking with the driver and 11 passengers...
Feds look to tighten English law for truckers
Manuel Castillo was driving a truck through Alabama hauling onions and left with a $500 ticket for something he didn't think he was doing: speaking English poorly. -- Castillo, who was stopped on his way back to California, said he knows federal law requires him to be able to converse in English with an officer...
|KPHO-TV -- Phoenix
Court: Immigrants subject to smuggling law
The state appeals court has upheld the conviction of an illegal [alien] prosecuted as a conspirator under Arizona's human-smuggling law. -- In its ruling, the court found that the law's wording is clear and unambiguous -- illegal [aliens] can be convicted for conspiracy to smuggle themselves into the country...
|Centre Daily Times -- State College, Pennsylvania
7 Mexican illegals nabbed during traffic stop
State police at Rockview report they detained seven people who are illegal [aliens] from Mexico after they stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Interstate 80 in Snow Shoe Township at about 12:55 p.m. Wednesday...
Federal immigration failures fuel state action
New York -- When Suffolk County passed a law requiring licensed contractors to prove their workers are in the U.S. legally, the county at the far end of Long Island suddenly had something in common with such states as Oklahoma and Arizona...
|Lake Oswego (Oregon) Review
Illegal alien arrested for threatening cab driver
A 23-year-old man who threatened a cab driver with a fake gun Saturday is being held by federal immigration officials for allegedly being in the country illegally. -- Mohammad Mahm Alanezi was arrested for menacing, disorderly conduct and harassment at about 7 a.m. Saturday after pointing a BB gun at a cab driver...
|Dave Gibson -- American Daily
McCain and Obama both promise amnesty for Mexican invaders
Despite last year's sound defeat by the American people of the McCain/Kennedy Amnesty Bill, mention of that particular piece of legislation is rearing its ugly yet again. In light of the fact that we overwhelmingly rejected the bill and our legislators heard us in numbers never before seen, promises by both the Democrat and Republican nominees...
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
ACLU revises suit against Arpaio
The American Civil Liberties Union has revamped its racial-profiling lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, including adding an aide to Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon as a plaintiff. -- The new version narrows the focus of the charges against Arpaio and his department to "sweeps" and other enforcement actions...
|Virginian-Pilot -- Norfolk
Hampton Roads speaks out about immigration issues
Colette Tranchant cried as she held up a large photograph of her daughter, Tessa, at a public hearing on immigration Wednesday night at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. -- In March 2007, Tranchant's daughter was killed by a drunken driver who was in the country illegally...
|WLBT-TV -- Jackson, Mississippi
Illegal alien charged with identity theft
An illegal [alien] is behind bars charged with identity theft. -- 35 year old Tixtha Martinez has been residing in Morton. She was arrested Wednesday on three counts of identity theft. -- Martinez is accused of opening loans at the Central Mississippi Federal Credit Union using a stolen identity...
|KGNS-TV -- Laredo, Texas
3,000 lbs. of marijuana found in Halliburton trailer
Over a ton of marijuana is taken off the streets after a tip to authorities. -- On Tuesday, D.P.S. troopers received a call from a rancher in the Hebbronville area. alerting them to a suspicious Halliburton vehicle on his property. -- Troopers caught up with a ford pick-up truck that was pulling a utility trailer...
Border Stories: Virtual vigilante
Though American Border Patrol’s network of cameras only covers 10 miles of border on founder Glenn Spencer's Arizona ranch, volunteers have already reported intruders to the U.S. Border Patrol. To participate, all volunteers must pass a background check. After obtaining security clearance, volunteers are assigned a 30-minute block...
Cocaine-packed homemade submarine seized in Mexican waters
Huatulco, Oax., Mex. -- Mexico's navy seized a homemade submarine carrying a drug shipment off the Pacific coast on Wednesday and arrested its four-man crew. -- Similar vessels carrying cocaine have been discovered off Colombia and Central America, but navy spokesman Capt. Benjamin Mar said the seizure is a first for Mexico.
|Washington Times Editorial
Bipartisan pandering to La Raza
In their speeches this week to the National Council of La Raza, Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain illustrated why the American public holds Congress and politicians in general in such low regard, particularly on the issue of illegal immigration. Based on their voting records and their remarks to that powerful amnesty lobby...
|Providence (Rhode Island) Journal
31 illegal aliens expected to face immigration charges
...A month-long investigation culminated Tuesday when 50 immigration agents and 12 state police detectives swept into six Rhode Island courthouses at the end of the work day and peacefully arrested 31 maintenance workers on suspicion of being illegal immigrants. Some had used fraudulent identification to obtain their jobs...
|The Coloradoan -- Fort Collins
18 arrested in ICE raid
Eighteen suspected illegal immigrants were arrested Wednesday at Loveland's Colorado Precast Concrete Inc. during a raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. -- Immigration officers responding to a tip about possible illegal workers began executing a search warrant at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the business...
|San Jose Mercury News
California pot bust linked to Mexican drug cartel
From the bags of beans and rice found in the camp to the type of fertilizer used on the plants, the large marijuana farm in the Saratoga hills that was the scene of a deadly shooting last week has all of the marks of a Mexican drug cartel, law enforcement officials said Tuesday...
Illegal Hiring in Reno: McDonalds franchisee pleads guilty
One current and one former top executive for a franchisee that owns 11 McDonald's restaurants in and around Reno, Nev., and the corporation itself pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Vegas today to federal felony immigration offenses for encouraging illegal aliens to reside in the United States...
|Philadelphia City Paper
Camden, illegal alien haven?
Camden, New Jersey, may be a portrait of urban despair. But one neighborhood in this downtrodden city is slowly coming back to life. -- Federal Street in East Camden is lined with taquerias, money transfer shops, and grocers selling chili peppers and prickly pear cactus...
|Treasure Coast Newspapers -- Stuart, Florida
Sheriff Raymond backs Mayfield's deportation proposal
Outgoing Indian River County Sheriff Roy Raymond has announced his support for state House District 80 Republican candidate Debbie Mayfield's proposal to deport illegal aliens from Florida jails. -- “Debbie Mayfield’s plan makes complete sense for both the criminal justice system and the taxpayer,” Raymond stated...